Leading consultant psychiatrist Steve Peters knows more than anyone how impulsive behaviour or nagging self-doubt can impact negatively on our professional and personal lives. In this, his first book, Steve shares his phenomenally successful mind-management programme that has been used to help elite athletes and senior managers alike to conquer their fears and operate with greater control, focus and confidence.
"Life changing- a must for stress heads"
Life can be relentless, frantic and exhausting - but it doesn't have to be this way. This is an introduction to Mindfulness, which reveals a set of simple yet powerful practices that you can incorporate into daily life to help break the cycle of anxiety, stress, unhappiness and exhaustion. Mindfulness is based on mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), which is recommended by the UK's National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence and is as effective as drugs for preventing depression.
Columnist for The Times and best-selling author of Bounce: The myth of talent and the power of practice, Matthew Syed argues that the key to success is a positive attitude to failure. What links the Mercedes Formula One team with Google? What links Dave Braisford's Team Sky and the aviation industry?What is the connection between the inventor James Dyson and the footballer David Beckham? They are all Black Box Thinkers.
Longlisted for the Audiobook Download of the Year, 2007.It has been passed down through the ages, highly coveted, hidden, lost, stolen, and bought for vast sums of money. Fragments of this Great Secret have been found in the oral traditions, in literature, in religions and philosophies throughout the centuries. In this audiobook you will discover the Secret, and you will learn how to have, do, or be anything you want.
"1 star is being generous!"
Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a well-tested collection of practical techniques for managing moods and modifying undesirable behaviors through self-awareness, critical analysis, and goal-oriented change. CBT illuminates the links between thoughts, emotions, behaviors, and physical health and uses those connections to develop concrete plans for self-improvement. In 24 engaging half-hour lectures, you'll build a robust and effective self-improvement toolkit with the expert guidance of Professor Satterfield of the University of California, San Francisco.
"A must for anyone wanting to learn CBT"
You can go after the job you want...and get it! You can take the job you have...and improve it! You can take any situation you're in...and make it work for you!
Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable, audiobook edition of The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep by Carl-Johan Forssén Ehrlin, read by Rachel Bavidge and Roy McMillian. This groundbreaking number-one best seller is sure to turn nightly bedtime battles into a loving and special end-of-day ritual. This child-tested, parent-approved story uses an innovative technique that brings a calm end to any child's day.
"It worked for us"
There's an old saying: if you eat a live frog first thing each morning, you'll have the satisfaction of knowing that it's probably the worst thing you'll do all day. Using "eat that frog" as a metaphor for tackling the most challenging task of your day, the one you are most likely to procrastinate on, but also the one that might have the greatest positive impact on your life, Eat That Frog! shows you how to zero in on these critical tasks and organize your day.
"Procrastination what Procrastination"
Listeners of all ages and walks of life have drawn inspiration from Elizabeth Gilbert's books for years. Now this beloved author shares her wisdom and unique understanding of creativity, shattering the perceptions of mystery and suffering that surround the process - and showing us all just how easy it can be. By sharing stories from her own life as well as from her friends and the people who have inspired her, Elizabeth Gilbert challenges us to embrace our curiosity....
Daniel Kahneman, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for his seminal work in psychology challenging the rational model of judgment and decision making, is one of the world's most important thinkers. His ideas have had a profound impact on many fields - including business, medicine, and politics - but until now, he has never brought together his many years of research in one book.
"Fascinating, but be prepared to concentrate"
Stephen R. Covey's book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, has been a top seller for the simple reason that it ignores trends and pop psychology for proven principles of fairness, integrity, honesty, and human dignity. Celebrating its 15th year of helping people solve personal and professional problems, this special anniversary edition includes a new forward and afterword written by Covey that explore whether the 7 Habits are still relevant.
"The message is simple"
TED talks have redefined the elements of a successful presentation and become the gold standard for public speaking around the world. TED and associated Tedx conferences are held in more than 130 countries and are being viewed at a rate of 1.5 million times a day. These are presentations that set the world on fire, and the techniques that top TED speakers use are the same ones that will make any presentation more dynamic, fire up any team, and give anyone the confidence to overcome their fear of public speaking.
"very very good"
What if you could miraculously wake up tomorrow and any - or every area of your life was transformed? What would be different? Would you be happier? Healthier? More successful? In better shape? Would you have more energy? Less Stress? More Money? Better relationships? Which of your problems would be solved? What if I told you that there is a "not-so-obvious" secret that is guaranteed to transform any - or literally every area of your life, faster than you ever thought possible?
"life changing book"
This is an audiobook for busy people. If you want less on your plate and more for your life and career, tune in to the #1 Wall Street Journal best seller, The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results. The ONE Thing will bring your life and your work into focus. Authors Gary Keller and Jay Papasan teach you the tricks to cut through the clutter, achieve better results in less time, dial down stress, and master what matters to you.
"5 out 5"
Robert Kiyosaki has challenged and changed the way tens of millions of people around the world think about money. With perspectives that often contradict conventional wisdom, Robert has earned a reputation for straight talk, irreverence and courage. He is regarded worldwide as a passionate advocate for financial education. According to Kiyosaki, "The main reason people struggle financially is because they have spent years in school but learned nothing about money."
Would you like to feel strong in difficult situations? Would you like feel more sure about yourself? Would you like to have stronger self belief? Would like to feel authentic when you are talking to anybody? Would you like to have the confidence to go for what you want in life? Then let Paul McKenna help you! Paul McKenna phd wants to help you master your emotions and live with a greater send of ease and then certainty than ever before.
"The best hypnosis audio you can listen to!"
Think and Grow Rich is the number-one inspirational and motivational classic for individuals who are interested in furthering their lives and reaching their goals by learning from important figures in history. The text read in this audiobook is the original 1937 edition written by Napoleon Hill and inspired by Andrew Carnegie - and while it has often been reproduced, no updated version has ever been able to compete with the original.
"A business classic!"
Anthony Robbins has already unlocked the personal power inside millions of people worldwide. Now, in this revolutionary new audio production based on his enormously popular Date with Destiny seminars, Robbins unleashes the sleeping giant that lies within all of us, teaching us to harness our untapped abilities, talents and skills.
"Still one of the best at what he does..."
A new epidemic is sweeping the country. Some people call it ADHD, scatter brain, or brain fog. Some simply say they just don't feel like themselves - and haven't for a long time. People are thinking and feeling worse than ever. Why? Because our brains are not getting the support they need to produce the essential brain chemicals that keep us energized, calm, focused, and inspired.
Almost a third of your whole life is spent asleep. Night School uncovers the scientific truth about the sleeping brain - and gives powerful tips on how those hours of apparently 'dead' time in the dark can transform your waking life.
"Informative with a quirky sense of humour"
Glenn Harrold, the UK's best-selling hypnotherapist, combines the very latest clinical hypnotherapy techniques with state-of-the-art digital sound to aid weight loss. On this high-quality recording you will hear a pleasant voice and absorbing sound effects that guide you into a deeply relaxed state of mental and physical relaxation. In this very receptive relaxed state, you will be given a number of posthypnotic suggestions and carefully layered affirmations to help you achieve your goals.
This audio presentation by best-selling UK hypnotherapist Glenn Harrold combines powerful clinical hypnotherapy techniques with state-of-the-art digital recording. During this audio you will hear a pleasant voice guiding you through each of the stages. There are a number of specially created sound effects that can be heard in the background at certain times. These subtle sounds are written in certain keys and frequencies to enhance the therapeutic content.
This audio presentation by best-selling UK hypnotherapist Glenn Harrold combines powerful clinical hypnotherapy techniques with state-of-the-art digital recording. During this listen you will hear a pleasant voice guiding you through each of the stages. There are a number of specially created sound effects that can be heard in the background at certain times. These subtle sounds are written in certain keys and frequencies to enhance the therapeutic content.
Here's a mind and body relaxation programme using skilled hypnotherapy techniques and innovative sound production. This high-quality recording, by the UK's best-selling hypnotherapist, Glenn Harrold, combines the very latest clinical hypnotherapy techniques with state-of-the-art digital sound. You will hear a pleasant voice guiding you into a deeply relaxed state of mental and physical relaxation. In this very receptive relaxed state, you will be given a number of posthypnotic suggestions and carefully layered affirmations to help you achieve your goals.
This audiobook uses skilled hypnotherapy techniques that can help guide you into a deep and relaxing sleep. Glenn Harrold, the UK's best-selling hypnotherapist, combines the very latest clinical hypnotherapy techniques with state-of-the-art digital sound for total mind and body relaxation. In this very receptive relaxed state, you will be given a number of posthypnotic suggestions and carefully layered affirmations to help you achieve your goals.
"Best sleep I've had for months"
This listen combines skilled hypnotherapy techniques with high-quality creative sound effects. This superb high-quality meditation audiobook, by the UK's best-selling homegrown self-help audio author Glenn Harrold, combines powerful clinical hypnotherapy techniques with state-of-the-art digital recording technology. You will be given suggestions to develop the ability to make the right decisions at the right time and to draw out and express your full creative potential.
This listen combines skilled hypnotherapy techniques with high-quality creative sound effects. This superb high-quality meditation program, by the UK's best-selling homegrown self-help audio author Glenn Harrold, combines powerful clinical hypnotherapy techniques with state-of-the-art digital recording technology. Creative Meditation contains two guided meditation sessions, both of which lead you into the infinite creative part of your mind.
Ready to quit smoking? Combining skilled hypnotherapy techniques with creative sound effects, this high-quality recording by the UK's best-selling hypnotherapist, Glenn Harrold, combines the very latest clinical hypnotherapy techniques with state-of-the-art digital sound. You will hear a pleasant voice guiding you into a deeply relaxed state of mental and physical relaxation. In this very receptive relaxed state, you will be given a number of posthypnotic suggestions and carefully layered affirmations to help you quit.
Can two words give you the power to change your life? Yes they can! In the chapters of his new book, best-selling author Joel Osteen shares a profound principle based on a simple truth. Whatever follows the words "I am" will always come looking for you.
Every day there are moments when you must persuade, inform, and motivate others effectively. Each of those moments requires you, in some way, to play a role, to heighten the impact of your words, and to manage your emotions and nerves. Every interaction is a performance, whether you're speaking up in a meeting, pitching a client, or walking into a job interview.
Today we live in a culture that says, "My life should be easy and work well for me". This attitude, called entitlement, influences our most important institutions: family, business, church, and government. Its effects are devastating, contributing to relational problems, work ethic issues, and emotional struggles.
We all have a longing to be significant. We want to make a contribution, to be a part of something noble and purposeful. But many people wrongly believe significance is unattainable. They worry that it's too big for them to achieve. That they have to have an amazing idea, be a certain age, have a lot of money, or be powerful or famous to make a real difference. The good news is that none of those things is necessary for you to achieve significance and create a lasting legacy.
For fans of Destiny, Bishop T. D. Jakes shares short, powerful messages to inspire listeners to discover and enjoy God's design for their lives every day. The message of destiny will inspire listeners to pay closer attention to the structure of their lives and to achieve their highest, God-given aspirations. Destiny Daily Readings helps listeners maintain a sense of focus and shows listeners that destiny guides us despite life's many ups and downs.
Nancy Alcorn's practical and effective teaching, Ditch the Baggage, Change Your Life, shows you how to walk in freedom no matter what you have been through or what issues you have faced in your past. You can redefine your life and release thoughts, feelings, and habits that have dragged you down. Then you will begin to live life as it is supposed to be lived in Christ.
What's keeping you from achieving more and being successful in every field? You probably know better than to blame outward circumstances. This book will show some great tips....
If you had within reach the energy of the universe - the chi that permeates all things - you could create the health you want anytime, anywhere. In Acu-Yoga, you will learn a safe, natural self-healing system that regulates the flow of chi utilizing the practices of yoga and acupressure.
You know that the chakras are a powerful healing tool - but did you know that is only the beginning? By tapping in to the full potential of your chakras, teaches Cyndi Dale, you open a gateway to health, prosperity, joy, and the expression of your own unique gifts. In Advanced Chakra Wisdom, this world-renowned author and intuitive healer provides all the tools you need to explore your body's 12 key chakras and to unlock the power hidden in each one.
When does enlightenment come? At the end of the spiritual journey? Or the beginning? In After the Ecstasy, the Laundry, Jack Kornfield brings into focus the truth about satori, the awakened state of consciousness, and enlightenment practices today. The result is this extraordinary look at the hard work we all must do - the laundry - no matter how often we experience ecstatic states of consciousness through meditation and other disciplines.
Join best-selling author Dr. Andrew Weil for these helpful house calls in audio, and get the information you need to improve your health safely and naturally.
The AstroTwins of Astrostyle.com give you a daily update on what the stars have in store for you. Ophira and Tali Edut, known as The AstroTwins, are identical twin sisters and professional astrologers. They "bring the stars down to earth" with their unique, practical approach to astrology, and their readings, events, retreats and appearances are in high demand.
In Ayurveda, you will learn how to apply this fascinating system for total wellness to your own life. Your personal instructor in this audio study course is Dr. Vasant Lad, founder of the Ayurvedic Institute in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Drawing from his work in both India and America, Dr. Lad leads you to a clear understanding of Ayurveda and its life-enhancing powers. You will learn to see your mind, body, and spirit as a microcosm of the universe itself.
If you're looking for a way to calm your mind and achieve that elusive tranquility in the midst of the chaotic environment of your workplace, you've come to the right place. It's time you realized the benefits of meditation and how it can elevate your performance.
In The Beginner's Guide to Shamanic Journeying, Sandra Ingerman shares the core teachings of this transformative practice, including the original role of the shaman in indigenous societies, how to meet and work with your power animal and other spirit teachers, and the keys to successful journeying in our modern culture.
Imagine waking up inspired every day in a state of ridiculous bliss. If you're ready to start being happy now, then Matthew Ferry has the tools you need to make that happen today.
On his deathbed Plato was asked to summarize his life's work. He replied, "Practice dying." In the 2,000 years since Plato offered this wise admonition, we have developed many practices associated with living. But what of the practices associated with dying? Being with Dying is a response to this question: an approach to death that is kind, open, and dignified and that allows us to explore the meaning of death in the experience of our own lives and through the lives of others.
In The Yoga Matrix, the renowned instructor Richard Freeman immerses us in the rich teachings and sutras that inform the many schools of yoga and reveals how the body can serve as the ultimate laboratory, temple, and place of pilgrimage for spiritual inquiry.
Each day we face a barrage of images and messages from society and the media telling us who, what, and how we should be. We are led to believe that if we could only look perfect and lead perfect lives, we'd no longer feel inadequate. So most of us perform, please, and perfect, all the while thinking, What if I can't keep all of these balls in the air? Why isn't everyone else working harder and living up to my expectations? What will people think if I fail or give up? When can I stop proving myself?
"Learn how to accept yourself"
Get the results you want and come out as the Top Dog in every conversation. Fancy being the Top Dog in all your dealings? Fed up of feeling like the underdog? So many of us regularly lose in conversations before we've even opened our mouths. Often without realising it, we don't see ourselves as a peer of the other person. And we transmit this in what we do and say. (I'll fit round you. I know you're really busy....) The other person picks up on this.
Based on seven years of ground-breaking research and hundreds of interviews, I Thought It Was Just Me shines a long-overdue light on an important truth: Our imperfections are what connect us to each other and to our humanity. Our vulnerabilities are not weaknesses; they are powerful reminders to keep our hearts and minds open to the reality that we're all in this together.
"life changing buy this book"
At some point today you will have to influence or persuade someone - perhaps ask a colleague a favour, negotiate with a contractor or get your spouse to put out the recycling. In The small BIG, three heavyweights from the world of persuasion, science and practice - Steve Martin, Noah Goldstein and Robert Cialdini - describe how, in today's information-overloaded world, it is now the smallest changes that lead to the biggest differences in results.
This classic teaching by a Tibetan master continues to inspire both beginners and long-time practitioners of Buddhist meditation. Chgyam Trungpa Rinpoche shows that meditation extends beyond the formal practice of sitting to build the foundation for compassion, awareness, and creativity in all aspects of life. He explores the six activities associated with meditation in action - generosity, discipline, patience, energy, clarity, and wisdom - revealing that through simple, direct experience, one can attain real wisdom.
Alexandra had high hopes: the arse of an athlete, the waist of a supermodel, the speed of a gazelle. Defeated by gyms and bored of yoga, she decided to run. Her first attempt did not end well. Six years later, she has run five marathons in two continents. But, as her dad says, you run with your head as much as with your legs.
"It's not just for girls or runners"
Legions of self-help authors rightly urge personal development as the key to happiness, but they typically fail to focus on its most important objective: hardiness. Though that which doesn't kill us can make us stronger, as Nietzsche tells us, few authors today offer any insight into just how to springboard from adversity to strength. It doesn't just happen automatically, and it takes practice. New scientific research suggests that resilience isn't something with which only a fortunate few of us have been born, but rather something we can all take specific action to develop.
Everyone faces the challenges of making relationships work. Whether with spouses, family members, friends, lovers, or colleagues, relationships have the power to make one feel happy, frustrated, or miserable. In Relationship Breakthrough, Cloe Madanes - an expert in creating healing, empowering relationships - gives listeners vital tools to transform their relationships and their lives. Madanes's cutting-edge methods produce real results and create rewarding, sustainable relationships.
"Good listen to"
Throughout history people have sought to cope with a life that is often stressful and hard. We have actually known for some time that developing compassion for oneself and others can help us face up to and win through the hardship and find a sense of inner peace. However in modern societies we rarely focus on this key process that underpins successful coping and happiness and can be quick to dismiss the impact of modern living on our minds and well-being. Instead we concentrate on 'doing, achieving' and having'.
"Good but over long"
The sport of running is ever changing, be it the shoes we wear or the goals we set, the training methods we use or the role models we emulate. But there is one constant: For 40 years, Runner's World magazine has been recognized worldwide as the leading authority on running. Now the collective wisdom of the most savvy running writers, coaches, and editors can be found in Runner's World Complete Book of Running.
"Useful and interesting"
Storytelling has come of age in the business world. Today, many of the most successful companies use storytelling as a leadership tool. The reason for this is simple: Stories have the ability to engage an audience the way logic and bullet points alone never could. Whether you are trying to communicate a vision, sell an idea, or inspire commitment, storytelling is a powerful business tool that can mean the difference between mediocre results and phenomenal success.
"Some good lessons"
This ground-breaking new book combines the best of Compassion-Focused Therapy with the most effective mindfulness techniques. The result is an extremely effective approach to overcoming everyday emotional and psychological problems and improving one's sense of well being. Based on the latest work from Professor Paul Gilbert OBE, best-selling author of The Compassionate Mind, and Buddhist expert Choden.
"So well written and narrated"
Worry, stress, anxiety - whichever label you prefer to use - can have consequences that impact not only our lives, but the lives of others around us. When we worry it's like the engine of our mind is constantly being revved up. It doesn't allow us time to switch off and rest. It tires us out. And when we're tired we are less likely to think straight. And when we're not thinking straight it's easy to make stupid mistakes and confuse priorities...But relax. There is a way forward.In How Not to Worry Paul McGee shows us that there is a way to tackle life's challenges in a calmer and more considered way. It is possible to use a certain degree of worry and anxiety to spur us on towards positive, constructive action, and then leave the rest behind. With down to earth, real life advice, How Not to Worry helps us understand why worrying is such a big deal and the reasons for it, exposing the behavioural traps we fall into when faced with challenges. It then helps us to move on with tools and ideas to deal with our worries in a more constructive way.Paul McGee is one of Europe's leading motivational speakers and coaches, combining practical strategies with both inspiration and realism. He has spoken in 31 countries to date and is the author of several books, including the bestselling SELF-CONFIDENCE and S.U.M.O. (Shut Up, Move On).
All it takes to make creativity a part of your life is the willingness to make it a habit. It is the product of preparation and effort, and is within reach of everyone. Whether you are a painter, musician, businessperson, or simply an individual yearning to put your creativity to use, The Creative Habit provides you with 32 practical exercises based on the lessons Twyla Tharp has learned in her remarkable 35-year career.
"Good and bad"
This audiobook provides fascinating insights into the hedge fund traders who consistently outperform the markets, in their own words. From best-selling author, investment expert, and Wall Street theoretician Jack Schwager comes a behind-the-scenes look at the world of hedge funds, from 15 traders who've consistently beaten the markets. Exploring what makes a great trader a great trader, Hedge Fund Market Wizards breaks new ground, giving readers rare insight into the trading philosophy and successful methods employed by some of the most profitable individuals in the hedge fund business.
"Excellent learning experience!"
Twenty-six point two miles isn't enough anymore. Obstacle course racing, which combines the endurance challenges of a marathon with the mind-bending rigors of overcoming obstacles along the way, is taking the world by storm. At the center of this phenomenon is Joe De Sena, the driving force behind the enormously popular Spartan Race. De Sena offers a simple philosophy: commit to a goal, put in the work, and get it done.
"Maximise your Life!"
The Noonday Demon examines depression in personal, cultural, and scientific terms. Drawing on his own struggles with the illness and interviews with fellow sufferers, doctors and scientists, policy makers and politicians, drug designers and philosophers, Andrew Solomon reveals the subtle complexities and sheer agony of the disease. He confronts the challenge of defining the illness and describes the vast range of available medications....
Robert Kelsey's What's Stopping You? has become a self-help classic. His What's Stopping You? books have helped thousands of people worldwide overcome their limiting beliefs and bash through their barriers to success. Now Robert is back to help us defeat the obstacles that stop us achieving more in our everyday lives. Many of us have the greatest of intentions but find ourselves procrastinating, which results in low attainment and frustrated ambitions.
Teach Like a Champion 2.0 is a complete update to the international best seller. This teaching guide is a must-have for new and experienced teachers alike. More than 700,000 teachers around the world already know how the techniques in this audiobook turn educators into classroom champions. With ideas for everything from classroom management to inspiring student engagement, you will be able to perfect your teaching practice right away.